2 Sep, 2012 in Beijing
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Normally, I would have been completely ecstatic to report that after years of anticipation I have finally made it to that wonder of the world I’ve wanted to see for so long. But, unfortunately, I’m not.   My visit to the Great Wall of China – Badaling part – in Beijing will mostly …

25 Jul, 2012 in Shanghai
Shanghai Pudong (11).JPG

The Oriental Pearl TV & Radio Tower is probably one of the oddest looking skyscrapers in the world. Took me some time to warm up to it, and I remember that upon first look I thought it’s utterly ugly and that it destroyed the Shanghai skyline, but when you think about it – it’s actually […]

17 Sep, 2010 in Shanghai
Jinmao Tower Observation Deck Shanghai (12).JPG

This is the number one reason why I would have serious reservations regarding living in Shanghai. It’s horrible looking, disgusting at times, and no one knows for sure but most agree that it’s extremely hazardous to your health. The pollution in Shanghai – and I have lived in some highly polluted locations – is quite […]

5 Jul, 2010 in Shanghai
The Bund - Shanghai (13).JPG

One of Shanghai’s most recognizable symbols is the skyline of the new Pudong skyscrapers from the boardwalk on the Bund side. It is indeed quite a sight, though still pale in comparison to the long & shiny Hong Kong skyline. Best time, I would say, to go enjoy that view is during the evening …

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